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Nissan SKYLINE GTS-R (R31) '87
Nissan SKYLINE GTS-R (R31) '87
Appears in Gran Turismo 2 (RM)
Gran Turismo 4
Gran Turismo PSP
Gran Turismo 5
Gran Turismo 6
Type in GT5 Standard
Interior in GT6 Simple
Manufacturer Nissan
Displacement 1998 cc
Drivetrain FR
Aspiration Turbo
Engine RB20DET
Max Power 207 BHP
Performance Points 400 PP
Max Torque 180.8 lb-ft
Length 4,660 mm
Width 1,690 mm
Height 1,365 mm
Weight 1,340 kilograms (3,000 lb)
Power/Weight Ratio 6.47 kg (14.3 lb) per horsepower

The Nissan SKYLINE GTS-R (R31) '87 is a Road car produced by Nissan. It first appears in Gran Turismo 2, and has returned in every main game since, except for Gran Turismo 3: A-Spec and Gran Turismo Sport.

ColorsEdit

Originally, four colors were available for this car, however, with the release of Gran Turismo 4, Blue Black is now the only color remaining:

  • White[1]
  • Silver[1]
  • Red[1]
  • Blue Black

In-game descriptionEdit

"The R31 Evo spec; an 800-car limited model, built to win Group A racing."



While the previous generation (R30) Skyline model took this wildly-popular Japanese sports car icon to a whole new level in terms of performance and respect, the seventh generation version (R31) lost a bit of its "street cred" when it first appeared in 1985 as a 4-door sedan and, *gasp*, a wagon. But true-blue Skyline loyalists were relieved when the 2-door coupe model made its debut in May 1986.

But the most potent of all Skylines (not including the GT-R of course) didn't show up until August of 1987. It was the GTS-R, limited to only 800 cars in total. Developed to reclaim the Group A title, the GTS-R was a very sporty model, hence its immense popularity.

Starting with the RB20DET turbocharged inline-6 of the GTS, the GTS-R received a more potent T04E turbocharger and a stainless steel exhaust manifold, this duo boosting power output to 207 HP and torque to 180.8 ft-lb. This engine was so special it ended up getting its own designation, the RB20DET-R. The exterior and suspension were also improved.

The GTS-R excelled in Group A, with the Reebok-sponsored Skyline crowned champion for the 1989 season. But the car's name triggered controversy among fans, who wondered why not just call it a GT-R. The answer would not be revealed for another two years with the debut of the R32 model.

AcquisitionEdit

GT2Edit

This car can occasionally be bought at the Nissan Used Cars Dealership for around 12,000 Credits.

GT4Edit

This car can occasionally be bought at the 1980's Used Cars Dealership for around 11,899 Credits, depending on the mileage.

GTPSPEdit

This car can be purchased for 34,000 Credits.

GT5Edit

As a Standard car, the Nissan SKYLINE GTS-R (R31) '87 can be purchased from the Used Car Dealership for 27,542 Credits. It is a Level 1 car.

GT6Edit

This car can be purchased for 34,000 Credits. It is a simplified car.

PicturesEdit

NotesEdit

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 In GT2 only
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